I was looking back at my archive and realised that on the 28th June 2017 I began work on my present novel, 'Mesozoic'. This week I finished the second draft and moved the book into the editing phase. Without doubt seven months is the shortest amount of time that I have spent on writing a … Continue reading Seven Months
I meant to write another post much earlier than this but I have been pleasantly distracted by working on my new book. In fact, everything has been going really well with it. I have finished the first draft and I am now working in the second. This is the phase where I do all the … Continue reading Mesozoic: My New Novel
Back in August I hinted that I was writing a science fiction book and I thought that I might spend this blog discussing it. I have had a series of interruptions to my writing recently but before that happened I did manage to get a first draft of this new novel written. As with all … Continue reading Writing about Dinosaurs as Animals Rather than Psychopaths
As an author I am not unique in valuing feedback from actual readers and for the most part I have to admit that it has proven a rather positive experience. Every now and again, however, you come across something that is now so encouraging. The review, and I use that term very loosely here, reproduced … Continue reading About that Review You Posted!